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ABC
May 2, 2014 5:00am PDT
girls were kidnapped two weeks ago. thousands took to the streets in nigeria to demand the government do more to bring back the teen girls home. they were kidnapped from the school dom by islamic extremists. some reports claim they were sold into slavery or as wives. a nigerian born local man is working from san jose and wants congressman to spread word through washington, dc, that the united states must get involved. >> we demand an immediate answer. we want an intervention. >> there are 30,000 nigerians in the bay area and members of the nigerian association are planning a profit tomorrow. >> in south korea reports of a subway train plowing into another train in seoul while stopped. 170 felt pain after the accident and 32 were taken to the hospital. no word on the cause of the accident. passengers ignored an announcement telling them to stay in place. the accident comes when south koreans are criticizing the government for lax safety practices which they feel led to the sinking of the ferry that left 300 people dead or missing. >>> people in numerous communities are dealing with floodi
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 7:00am EDT
with african union officials to discuss south sudan's conflict. >> meanwhile, a dar bomb has rocked nigeria leaving 12 people there on the outs skirts of abuja, not far from the attack that killed 70 people weeks ago. this latest blast coming days before it is set to hold the world economic forum on africa >> reporter: the car bomb exploded very close to a checkpoint manned by soldiers and police. just a few kilometers from the city center. there were fatalities and injuries. survivors were rushed to h hospital. >> i fell down. my brother was standing with me. >> the security agents here were on duty to stop something like this happening. so there may be questions about how such an attack could happen right under their noses. just over two weeks ago, a bomb exploded at a bus station in almost the exact sameplace, killing 75 people. >> the leader of boko haram claimed responsibility. he challenges the government to go after his group. >> look at us. we are right within your city, abjua, and you don't know how to find us. >> hours before this latest blast, the government told al jazeera it h
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 4:00am EDT
the other day we heard of all of those young girls students being trafficked in nigeria because people are so frustrated. and those young girls were sold into slavery. abducted and sold into slavery. and i'm wondering if anything like that is happening. have there been any reports of trafficking and are we all making sure that the peacekeepers that are being deployed are vetted so they are able to be a part of the solution. >> thank you, mr. chairman. on the question about this, the bigger macro issue is the impunity. whether it is a tribunal where the icc, think it is the message that it sends in the vehicle that we choose. and i think that most vehicles will be useful because you do have this international.and you're right on the number of convictions and at least it brings an international zeroing in as well as you could probably do this as well. but i think it is a question of impunity. i haven't heard acerbically on trafficking. but let me just say that i would not surprise if that is also an underlying issue that is going on. if it hasn't started, there is always the potential in
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 12:00am EDT
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Al Jazeera America
May 1, 2014 8:00pm EDT
. defense secretary said authorities suspect is the problem is still under reported. nigeria has been rocked by an explosion, at least a dozen people were killed outside the capitol, a car bomb went off near a police check point, it was close to the same location as the blast two weeks ago that killed 70 people, so far no one has claimed responsibility, but the armed group has threatened new attacks. that is the same group suspected of kid p thatting 200 girls two weeks ago. on the ground in the capitol. >> these protestors are demanding that the government rescue at least 190 girls from a school in north eastern nigeria. they are four rouse at the government's response to the kidnapping. there's been confusion, over the number of girls abducted and miss information about the efforts to find them. the government admits it is still not sure exactly how many girls were abducted. but says it is doing everything it can to rescue them. the armed group bo ca raton is believed to be behind the kid p thatting. >> there are conflicting rothers consigning the number i thought the government has concer
Al Jazeera America
May 1, 2014 6:00pm EDT
to the frustration of president obama, are now planning a vote. also as nigeria's government deals with the kidnapping of 200 girls. militants have launched another attack in the capital city. >> results of analyses were skewed in favor of the prosecution >> the fbi can't force the states to look at those cases >> the truth will set you free yeah...don't kid yourself >> the system has failed me a suburb, several peopleed are dead, the bombing was apparently close to is site of a are you cent bombing at a bus station, there has within no claim of responsibility but the group has been blamed for the april attack that killed 75 people, joining us live from the capital, with the latest, what can you tell us? >> . >> he didn't want to give his flame, and he says that at least nine people have been killed in this blast. gist off the edger of the capitol. and that more than 21 people have been ferried to hospital with serious injury, also spoken to local redses in the area that we have made contact with over the telephone, who say that the blast looks like eight emananted from a vehicle o
Al Jazeera America
May 1, 2014 4:00pm EDT
the group, or to send a strong message. foremanner u.s. ambassador to nigeria, appreciate you joining us today, let's take you around the world today. police arrest add politician on suspicion of murder thanks to a college research project. gary adams used to run the political wing, he now leads an opposition party in northern ireland, he is is expected to having tied to an abduction and murder, taped interviews given to boston college researchers led police to reopen the case then arrest him. adam supporters say the movement is a political tactic ahead of local elections later this month. 60% of the eligible voters turned out for yesterday's election. left completely three years ago, more than 9,000 candidates are competing for 328 seats in the parliament. violence has spiked to the highest in nearly six years. in malaysia a report says it took air traffic controllers 17 minutes to realize that flight 370 was missing. it also shows it took four hours to launch a search and rescue operation. vietnamese air traffic controllers are the ones that let them know. the plane seating plan and th
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2014 7:00pm EDT
is recognized for one minute. mr. poe: mr. speaker, $12. in nigeria, $12 is the cost of bride slave. recently around 200 girls went to school and never came home. they were kidnapped and for $12 apiece sold to islamic militant terrorist group. they were forced into marriage and they were raped. modern sex slavery. this inhue -- inhuman human trafficking crime needs action. today the united states took a huge step forward in the battle against this scourge. the judiciary committee passed three bills fighting this growing problem here in america. the justice for victims of trafficking act that i sponsor aid long with carolyn maloney of new york was passed and supports and protects victims of the horrible crime. it pun ush -- punishes the sex trafficker and punishes the buyer, the child rapist. it helps rescue child victims and treats them as victims rather than child prostitutes. no life deserves to be stolen and served for $12. children should not be for sell anywhere, at any time, for any reason. that's just the way it is. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the chair lays before the house
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2014 9:00am PDT
. >>> and rescue our daughters. fury. demanding action. women across nigeria are marching today for more than 200 girls still missing. teenagers abducted from their school two weeks ago. what we are now learning about the terrorists behind the attack and the young girls being held hostage. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell in washington. the l.a. clippers' fans today are celebrating victories on and off the court. the team took the lead in their playoff series against the warriors last night, just hours after the nba took its toughest stance yet, banning owner donald sterling for life. using his silver hammer, nba commissioner adam silver imposed a $2.5 million penalty. that was the most he could. and he urged owners to force sterling to sell the team. >> i will urge the board of governors to exercise its authority to force a sale of the team, and will do everything in my power to ensure that that happens. >> sterling hasn't responded yet officially. but before yesterday's press conference, sports reporter jim gray says that sterling told him the team wasn't for sale. it would take a vote of thre
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 8:00pm EDT
to protest in nigeria tomorrow in the capital. they want to put pressure on the government to secure the release of 230 schoolgirls abducted earlier this month. the family members of the missing girls will hold a rally. >>> secretary of state, john kerry, traveling to central africa this week, focusing on regional conflicts, including fighting in the sudan, more efforts to bring peace. >> reporter: in his stronghold in nasa, the leader of south sudan's rebels receive the u.n. human rights chief. she came to south sudan to discuss the human rights situation. the situation that the rebel leader said troubled him. >> 35 minute, and gave him the concerns. about protections in the video. we received assurances from him that he himself has been investigating the human rights of violations. >> reporter: the visit took place after two recent mass killings, in the town of benty, hundreds of people who sought shelter in a hospital and a mosque were massacred. armed youth attacked civilians that thought they would be safe at a you knew base. dozens were killed, including children. >> you could
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2014 8:00am PDT
missing two weeks after they were abducted from their boarding school in northeastern nigeria, the girls were taken away in trucks and buses after a midnight raid on the dormitories by dozens of armed men. before leaving their abductors or t torched the school leaving it in ruins. the nigerian authorities are leading it on one of the most murderous terrorist organizations, an islamic fun da damtallist group that means education is dangerous. is there any indication that the girls are alive at this point? >> there have been no signs for more than a week now, tamron. for a week after they were kidnapped, some managed to escape, and we think 50. there are more than 200 still missing accord ting to the head mistress and all kinds of stories around it. the parents of these girls actu actually put money together, bought fuel and went into the very dangerous forest where boca are known to have hideouts. the parents said they passed three hamlets where the villagers said they had seen the girls with the abductors, and they finally came to a point where someone said it is way too dangerous for th
BBCAMERICA
Apr 29, 2014 7:00am EDT
are aimed to discourage people from voting wednesday. >>> reports from nigeria say some of the 200 girls abducted from the boarding school may been sold into marriage in neighboring cameroon. it's believed they were kidnapped by the group boko haram. people call on the government and military to do more to try to get the girls back safely. >>> brazil's preparations for the 2016 rio games have been described by senior olympic officials as the worst he's seen. the vice president john coates says the production is well behind schedule. there's concerns about infrastructure and water quality. he added there's no plan b. there will not be an alternative city chosen to host the games. >>> as divers continue to recover bodies from the sunk south korean ferry, president park has apologized for failing to prevent the disaster that left more than 300 dead or missing. at the memorial for the 250 school children on board, she apologized for the slow response to the tragedy. bbc has this. >> reporter: the new memorial brings home the sheer scale of the disaster. hundreds of young faces stair out from
BBCAMERICA
Apr 29, 2014 6:00am EDT
thanks for joining us. >> pleasure. >> thank you. >>> reports from nigeria say 200 girls abducted by the boarding school may have been sold into marriage. it's exactly two weeks since the girls were taken in the nighttime raid on their school. it's thought the raid was staged by the group boko haram. i spoke to our correspondent for the latest. >> it's been difficult to find out what's going on especially from the government which hasn't given much away. sources are telling us several things. girls are not kept in one particular place, one camp. they're being moved around. sources tell us they've been spotted being move add cross the lake a lake. we have reports unconfirmed from the area they're taken from, girls have been sold off for as little as $15 each. that's what we're hearing from that part of the country. >> what do we know about what the government has been trying to do if anything to help the families and help the girls? >> initially we were told many had been rescued. that turned out there appeared to be a disconnect between different government agencies dealing with t
Al Jazeera America
Apr 26, 2014 2:00pm EDT
on the newshour - it's africa's biggest economy, but nigeria is missing out on billions in tax revenue. we'll tell you why. >>> and in sport - he's back in the pool. what made michael phelps swim the wrong stroke in a race in arizona. >>> hello again. the top stories this al jazeera newshour - pro-russia gunmen holding a group of international observers captive in ukraine are willing to carry out a prisoner swap. 8 o.s.c.e. monitors have been missing for 24 hours. talks will be held on the crisis on monday. >> afghanistan's election commission says the presidential vote will go to a second round. the run-off will be between abdullah abdullah and ashraf ghani, an ex-world bank official. >>> 15 die in an apparent murder in baghdad, days after bombings at a shia rally killed at least 37 people. >>> egypt discovered its first case of the middle east respiratory syndrome or mirs. a 27-year-old man arriving from saudi arabia tested positive for the deadly virus. mirs killed 92 people in saudi arabia, where the corona virus was detected in 2012. joining us now is dr bart hardwens working in the departmen
Al Jazeera America
Apr 26, 2014 9:00am EDT
's related diseases. al jazeera, south sudan. >> nigeria is missing out on billions of dollars of tax revenues because of widespread corruption in the oil industry. the government said it's trying to crackdown. we have reports from the capitol. >> drivers get their gas. it has produced locally and then e ported and finally reimported for sale to the nigeria public. nigeria lacks the capability to extract its oil, so it needs investors. when some of them come they under report the amount they produce and the profit they make in a trend called mispricing. the enormity of this problem has forced nigeria to seek international help. >> it's a challenge that results and effects the inter continent. when you have natural resources some of the natural resources contracts and the way they're shaped also allows room for some of these things to happen. >> reporter: this is how some companies do it. if the current cost of oil is $100 a barrel, they may sell it at artificially low price of $60 $60. the company declares little profit and pays little taxes in nigeria and then sells that oil to a thi
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